Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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March 3rd, 2021

I love watching people’s brains explode. twitter.com/ravenscimaven/…

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stilgherrian All the good energy. pic.twitter.com/5VMK9X1viA

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ScottFitzG Michael Palin travelled the sweet world of after-dinner treats? And they are empty? pic.twitter.com/i7tWPcmKcd

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@alexkidman I fear it too. Quite a lot of fear in fact. A fearful amount of fear.

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I quite like the latest one too: “This 18th Century Man with a Portal to the Present Day Uses it Solely to Watch Fo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…zU

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“‘The Bachelor’ but with monkeys” (2m09s) youtube.com/watch?v=0fiKw0…

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stilgherrian It would appear that the final part of @JohnBirmingham’s “Zero Day Code” trilogy or whatever the fuck we’re calling..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…tg

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stilgherrian THE VERY APOGEE of 21ST CENTURY TELEVISION! twitter.com/SteveMolk/stat…

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I’ve been looking through this and it’s amazing. 650+ pages, some redactions that pique the interest. Worth a look. twitter.com/NavalInstitute…

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stilgherrian A thread in which @paulkidd explains why today is Australia’s Independence Day, although he left out the bit about..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…AG

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@aleeb88 Can I just say that I am finding this whole Heidi Lee thing a little confusing. That might just be because of today though.

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@R_Chirgwin On the other hand, this suggestion may end up being very, very wrong. Why are we, being idiots, making these decisions?

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@R_Chirgwin OK here is s thought. If the generator is on (AC input) you want it to power the load first, then charg..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…5T

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@R_Chirgwin Sorry, I am too tired to understand what this manual is trying to say.

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@R_Chirgwin Yeah I just started reading it and got totally confused. This manual is terrible.

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SwiftOnSecurity I like how Body Detox strategies are all about adding things to water, instead of just drinking water and shutting up about it.

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@sleepingdingo @abcnews Short answer is that there’s a lot of variables, which it discusses.

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@sleepingdingo @abcnews Would you like me to type out the podcast for you?

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Finally listening to today’s @abcnews Coronacast, “Are we going to meet our vaccination target or what?” pca.st/dyqln0kj

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NSWRFS A heads up - our teams will be carrying out low level helicopter training operations in the Penrith and Lower Blue..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Um

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@Kxyne That more or less fits with my understanding, and I am being too lazy to look in a dictionary or at some usage material.

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@marsuel_samden Synchronised swimming is a strange world.

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monicaaquirk NEW SHARK JUST DROPPED twitter.com/BBCWorld/statu…

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@NewtonMark @kels_316 @jeamland @R_Chirgwin @expectproblems From memory we used a drill, so much the same thing. :)

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@jeamland @R_Chirgwin As someone who went on many Adventures With Electricity™ as a teenager I am being very trigge..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qZ

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@dannolan Apart from self-respect, you mean.

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Well, *something* blew the inverter yesterday, and there’s also a weird cable fault down to one of the cottages. An..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…EG

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@Feralogic Maybe if you paint up your grasshoppers to look like locusts you can get some federal support.

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@bestqualitycrab My understanding was that the family didn’t want her named publicly? (My understanding may be wrong.)

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@johnb78 This happens throughout the federal government. It’s not just WA.

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“Locusts and grasshoppers are the same in appearance, but locusts can exist in two different behavioural states (so..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ki

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“The Australian plague locust (Chortoicetes terminifera) is a native Australian insect in the family Acrididae, and..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…7T

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@munin The Queensland Opposition leader was explaining that the state is having problems with a grasshopper plague,..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…K0

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Learning from ABC News just now that locusts are a federal responsibility but grasshoppers are a state matter.

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@parsect Hey I’m pretty mert by the sound of it. :)

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Just zoned out in a microsleep for a minute but I’m OK. It was just a few soundbites from Josh Frydenberg on the TV.

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patriottakes You ever wonder how much wrong you can fit into one sentence? Kim answers that question for us. pic.twitter.com/VnNh00MucH

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@wolfcat These days I’d be happy to be mert at all, let alone by the sea.

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@jxeeno Should be a template, I’d have thought.

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@AUSFestivus @moylecroft @awelder It’s not unusual, put it that way. Some offices have a workflow that switches it..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…HZ

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@ChrisJHowe15 @James_Jeffrey Yeah there’s nothing here that seems unusual to me.

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@awelder @moylecroft Oh wait, I thought you were making a little joke-ette. Sorry.

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@James_Jeffrey Yeah that’s quite bad. You made the right choice.

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@Lilal89156012 There’s a lot of law things happening these days, so maybe it’s about the law.

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Apropos nothing in particular, I wonder how many of these people will turn out to have been right. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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@James_Jeffrey There’s a joke in there about Miranda Fair-haired and Blue-eyed, though it’s quite a bad joke.

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Gaby_Moss just kidding! rich people don’t pay taxes

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Gaby_Moss me doing my taxes: will i go to jail if i write off this pen?

some rich guy doing his taxes: deduct “the sea”

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I can’t believe that this sort of thing would happen in… [checks copy]… the Shire. Oh, as you were. twitter.com/ElizaJBarr/sta…

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chrisplummer high praise really pic.twitter.com/eheu3QVF3F

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@alexkidman @CptHollingworth Ah. Thank you. I have no further questions.

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anothercohen This interaction lives rent-free in my head pic.twitter.com/rJSo4HsbYh

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@CptHollingworth @alexkidman OK there”s something happening here that I don’t understand.

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johnb78 A modest proposal to vastly improve the quality of Australian debate surrounding covid19: ask everyone the question..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…1V

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rohan_p Electronic Frontiers Australia (@efa_oz) has a contract role for a program coordinator open: efa.org.au/2021/03/03/pro…

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@BourneGraeme You seem nice. Would you like a cuddle?

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@munin They are, but I still like having one.

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Wed plan, updated: The weird moodswings part is continuing longer than I’d hope so I’ll be taking the afternoon off..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Mt

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ScienceAlert A Cephalopod Has Passed a Cognitive Test Designed For Human Children
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“I’m sure there are laws n’stuff.” twitter.com/therecount/sta…

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@aleeb88 @evcricket Turns out I might be wrong. I’m seeing 3pm AEDT as the time (unconfirmed) but they never start on time.

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@GreenJ He licks them clean at the end of the week.

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@evcricket Wait, I am now seeing people claiming to know the time so I dunno.

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@evcricket I didn’t see them doing it until they saw what was said at the National Press Club during the Q&A and th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…mS

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@historyhomo @_ClaireConnelly Wait, maybe NPC is on the other channel. Anyway it’s on the telly and in the program and I am just being lazy.

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@_ClaireConnelly It’s just called ABC News now, but yes. Or on the website, or iView, and do they even do YouTube sometimes? I forget.

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@_ClaireConnelly I didn’t check, but all NPC speeches are usually on ABC News.

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Jack, on struggling out of the well he just fell into: “This is the highest ladder I’ve ever climbed!” twitter.com/JoshButler/sta…

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Reading the story, it seems that “will be” is a bit previous. It’s a committee recommendation that has yet to turn..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…TT

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MnDOT The votes are in: After more than 122,000 votes cast, we’re excited to announce the winners of our Name a Snowplow..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Jt

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Rubenerd Some of which are even documented!*

(Fast voiceover: K8s makes no guarantee as to the accuracy of its documentatio..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…1r

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SBSNews Australia’s international borders will remain closed for at least another three months in a blow to almost 40,000 c..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…F3

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LauraAmalasunta ‘Does that shed light on the ancient mystery you’re trying to solve? What do you mean, no? Oh well. Say, do you have any funding?’

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LauraAmalasunta Hello, I am a philologist in a TV drama. I instantly translate inscriptions in dead languages without going ‘now th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…th

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MikeCullen73 How is it cancel culture if it’s the estate of the author who has chosen not to continue printing and selling a sel..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…DE

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Yes, except in a few very specific industries you should not be rubbing your customers in any way. twitter.com/morebento/stat…

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internetofshit the moment you get vaccinated Zoom disappears from your computer forever, you’re immune

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dannolan This is just a complete fabrication glad to see the media credulously repeating it twitter.com/9newsaus/statu…

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I just read this sentence: “How do you achieve true empathy without rubbing customers the wrong way?” Folks, you ac..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…hG

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“Outgoing Sydney Metro boss Jon Lamonte to head NZ water utility,” because trains in tunnels and water in pipes are..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…J0

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Passing the Hill of Dead Pets.

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A NSW TrainLink 2-car Xplorer set at Sydney Central station platform 6. pic.twitter.com/S4TJkrfUPY

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@JohnBirmingham OK I have bought the thing. Well, Audible said it was free for members so it’s cheap at half the price.

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It would appear that the final part of @JohnBirmingham’s “Zero Day Code” trilogy or whatever the fuck we’re calling..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…tg

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@Viss No wait I retract that. There are so many possible “impressive” reasons lol.

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@Viss Ten bucks says “Prepare to be impressed”. If I’m wrong I’ll PayPal you the money.

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@Viss More to the point, you have the word “pornographer” in your profile.

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@dogboy64 One disturbing fact at a time, please.

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nswicac NSW ICAC will hold a public inquiry commencing 29 March 2021 into allegations concerning State Member for Drummoyne..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…eD

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@stefanthinks @bencubby Only pretty much everyone in every other English-speaking country, but apart from that, no.

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It’s actually an interesting analysis. It’s just that teaser that shits me.

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“Josh Frydenberg has the opportunity to transform Australia,” but then so does every cabinet minister ever because..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…HG

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Happy news here: “David Leyonhjelm loses appeal bid, must pay $120,000 for defaming Sarah Hanson-Young”
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“US, Canada hail Taiwan’s ‘freedom pineapples’ after Chinese ban,” which kinda matches Taiwan supporting Australian..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…hy

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Shazam doesn’t seem to know any luk thung which makes it difficult to learn things.

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I too would like to thank John Barilaro for a $107,000 grant. Where do I send my bank details? twitter.com/MargotSaville/…

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Lol the Australian government couldn’t organise a brutal totalitarian regime in a brewery. twitter.com/DylanReeve/sta…

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DylanReeve What do you have to be snorting to believe this shit?

Hey Aussie friends, how’s that abysmal quality of life? Are..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…WU

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@kels_316 Yeah but everything is fixed now so that’s all good.

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ianbremmer Sounds like something covid would say pic.twitter.com/2TXzAVdSwR

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hvcco Your threat model is not my threat model, hospital edition pic.twitter.com/YHvZGCkWcs

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Edmund_Schuster 2001: Segway is dumb
2013: Google Glass is dumb
2015: Juicero is dumb twitter.com/draecomino/sta…

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mthomas304 WTF?? Like he has NO other adult friends??? twitter.com/acyn/status/13…

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stilgherrian I did this POLL last night. Obviously it’s rubbish, being a self-selected sample, biased ‘cos it started with my fo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qd

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Birds are still running Amazon. “The Genius of Birds” indeed! pic.twitter.com/btWN7cPlP5

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BadGeef ewan mcgregor joining leonardo dicaprio in the ranks of “men who’ve played an edwardian aesthete who happens to be..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…TF

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Today, Wed 3 Mar, is World Wildlife Day. wildlifeday.org Apparently there’s a thing coming up later…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…lb

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@drsimmo There’s usually an annual conference, and a forum or mailing list or whatever, but it also fosters the inf..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…yc

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@drsimmo Network Operator Groups. Informal information sharing between the individuals who “run the internet” in a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ZI

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Wed plan: Slow start with moodswings, apparently; a little shopping, Thaitown; 1118 train to Wentworth Falls; readi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…sO

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_ClaireConnelly ‘It seems that six strategists at Citi don’t know that there is a 100-fold difference between basis points and perc..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Xl

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THE VERY APOGEE of 21ST CENTURY TELEVISION! twitter.com/SteveMolk/stat…

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Hey @expectproblems @RealNickHodge I think this rather large book is for you. Maybe @maz_jovanovich would like it t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…cr

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peterwsinger Note Wray still dodging saying the words. twitter.com/jseldin/status…

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gathara Fox News statement: “Kayleigh McEnany will work from early in the morning until late in the evening. She will make..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…KU

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@paulkidd That’s a surprisingly serious answer to a somewhat different concern. She wasn’t even from a different planet though.

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BernardKeane The AFR staying classy pic.twitter.com/AMuOC7ZdBL

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cathywilcox1 Good news.
My @smh @theage cartoon. pic.twitter.com/nsSjK39bxc

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A thread in which @paulkidd explains why today is Australia’s Independence Day, although he left out the bit about..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…AG

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_nitz How to not name your battery company 101 pic.twitter.com/7Kmi6HWy1v

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You really should read the whole thread, but this one snippet of new news should certainly whet your appetite. twitter.com/iyad_elbaghdad…

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This, Gentle Follower, this is pure artistry!

Attn: @dobes @rohan_p @jpwarren @cameronwilson and musicians everywh..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…pO

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It’s going to be a cloudy day in Sydney today, but I’m heading back to the Blue Mountains later this morning. pic.twitter.com/7bMBVkvsp8

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exoticaviation @Luke_Truxal @Balloons2Drones *barges into conversation, out of breath, hands on knees*
actually, here’s Elijah Woo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…06

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Luke_Truxal Saw this on Facebook! @Balloons2Drones pic.twitter.com/h5E7yJDpG3

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@munin I’m a professional. I know what I’m doing.

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@munin @snare It also means there’s no kombucha, so there’s that.

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This is turning into quite the week, and it’s only Thursday. twitter.com/mjrowland68/st…

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AdamDickinson01 @mattysino Reminds me of this video, one of the best pieces of satire ever created. Even by Onion standards it’s el..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Yb

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mattysino this map of the United States that made it onto a Sri Lankan local TV station gives me the same feeling as when I l..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…K6

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@oberonsghost This morning’s media planning meetings at PMO must be quite the thing.

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@jetztgibtshaue I did not know that ducks worked the same was as icebreakers.

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I did this POLL last night. Obviously it’s rubbish, being a self-selected sample, biased ‘cos it started with my fo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qd

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Well at least the gradual readjustment of my meds so I can actually wake up in the mornings seems to be working, t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…xe

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Wednesday. You can fly. Of course you can fly. Everybody can fly. It’s just that you can’t hover any higher than a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…EG

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